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2016 Luigi Ferrando Carema "Etiquetta Bianca", Piedmont

Regular price $95.00
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2016 Luigi Ferrando Carema "Etiquetta Bianca", Piedmont

Regular price $95.00
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Have you been in love with Barolo and Barbaresco years and you're ready for something new? This is alpine Nebbiolo from the Carema DOCG in the far North of Piedmont. The beauty of these wines is that they offer the intense rose petal and tar aromatics of Barolo, but with the finesse and elegance of Burgundy. Produced exclusively from the Nebbiolo grape planted in a series of vineyards that sit beneath the Swiss Alp's Mont Blanc (Monte Bianco). These grapes sit in a broad amphitheatre with full southern exposure overlooking the river, Dora Baltea, that runs from the snow-capped mountains south through the Valle d’Aosta into the northwest of Piedmont. 

 

This DOCG appellation is extremely small, and we are proud of whatever we can get our hands on of Luigi Ferrando's hauntingly elegant Carema wines. Ferrando is the undisputed king of Carema, and owns nearly 3ha of the only 16ha of planted grapes in the reigon. A devout traditionalist, the wines are aged in a mix of old, large Slovenian barrels and neutral, smaller barrel for 30-36 months before bottling. 4800 bottles for the United States.

How do I pick up my wine?

Orders are generally ready within 1-3 business days. It's easy! Just buy your wine here and you will receive a pickup confirmation email when the order has been pulled and packed. You can pickup your wine at our shop at 2301 Portsmouth Street in Upper Kirby, Houston. For more information, or if you need your wine more quickly, reach out to us at info@aocselections.com and we will do everything we can to accomodate.

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